|Do u txt ur kdz? / Fastest growing group of messagers is adults|
|Monty Solomon (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Tue, 19 Dec 2006 00:17:12 -0500
Do u txt ur kdz?|
Fastest growing group of messagers is adults
By Carolyn Y. Johnson, Globe Staff | December 17, 2006
Lynne O'Connell and her teenage daughter have discovered a new way to
She and Annie, 15, send text messages to each other throughout the
"OMG!" popped up onto O'Connell's cellphone one recent afternoon.
"R U OK?" the 36-year-old mom typed back.
"I got an 83 on my Spanish quiz," Annie replied.
"OMG is right! Great!" her mom pinged back.
"You know if I had asked her at dinner, 'How was school today?' she'd
"Texting" -- sending brief messages by cellphone -- has grown
M:Metrics , a mobile market research company, found that nationwide,
Telephia , a consumer research firm, found that among Cingular users,
The overall growth in text messaging is driven by multiple factors.
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